Hargreaves Merges with WK Advisors and Accountants Christchurch Office

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WK Advisors and Accountants has the pleasure of announcing that our Christchurch office has merged with fellow Ōtautahi-based accountancy company, Hargreaves & Felton. The merged business will trade as WK Christchurch. Rick Hill,…

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Government implements significant property changes

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Today the Government renewed its war on residential landlords and announced some major changes in the property sector.  Obviously, the house price increases we have seen in the past couple of years are unsustainable and are having significant social impacts. …

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Update on recent happenings in Wellington

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Due to Government activities ceasing for last month’s election, there hasn’t been much to write in terms of updates recently.  With the recent confirmation of the election results, things have suddenly sprung back to life. Small Business Cashflow Scheme In…

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Has your business adapted since Covid 19?

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Are you focusing your time and energy on the right things at the moment? The things you CAN control, that will help your business thrive? Or are you focussing on things you can’t control, like politics, rules, regulations, outbreaks, lockdowns etc? The…

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2020 Tax update for Property Investors

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While 2020 has been eventful, to say the least, it has been a relatively quiet year on the tax policy front. Here is our brief summary of relevant tax matters from the 2020 year (so far).  RECENT TAX CHANGES  Depreciation…

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Sheep & Beef Farmer of the Year 2019 winners field day

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WK Advisors and Accountants are proud sponsors of the Westpac & Bayleys Marlborough Sheep & Beef Farmer of the Year and on Friday 16th October, our senior WK advisors Craig Robinson and Derek West both attended…

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National’s tax policy announcements

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On Friday, National leader, Judith Collins and Finance Spokesman, Paul Goldsmith has announced National’s bold fiscal plan.   National’s bold tax policy is a stark contrast to Labour’s very conservative tax policy.  Labour’s policy seemed to be aimed at not offending…

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Labour announces its tax policy for election 2020

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Labour has announced its tax policy, and it is surprisingly conservative. Labour is proposing that if it is re-elected then it will introduce a new top rate of 39% kicking in from $180,000. On Labour’s numbers this affects only 2%…

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COVID-19 Level 3 – over the hump?

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As you will be aware, the Government announced what Level 3 will look like yesterday.  The official line remains that no decision to shift to level 3 has been made yet, and no decision will be made until Monday.  However,…

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Further New Zealand Government stimulus for COVID-19

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Yesterday, the Government announced in principle some further tax changes and other measures aimed at improving the cash flow for SMEs.  The announcement is very high-level at present. The legislation to make these changes will be introduced on the 27th…

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